Transnational Feminism and the Politics
of Women's Rights in Japan

by
Joyce Gelb

[November 14, 2003]

 

This presentation is based on information from Prof. Joyce Gelb's soon to be released publication, "Gender Policies in Japan and the United States." In it, Prof. Gelb explores the similarities and differences in gender related policy making and outcomes in Japan and the U.S., concentrating the areas of equal employment, domestic violence, and reproductive rights, with additional attention to gender equality in Japan and "family friendly policy" in both nations.

Prof. Gelb also analyzes the significance of international feminism and new standards of gender equity - kansetsu gaiatsu - as a resource for Japanese feminists seeking policy reform, as well as new trends toward policy cooperation.

To order a copy of Prof. Gelb's book, "Gender Policies in Japan and the United States," please visit www.palgrave-usa.com. When ordering on the web, use the Promo Code: P356ED, to receive a 20% discount on your purchase.

Prof. Gelb is also a recipient of the 2003 AAARI Research Awards Program. She is currently doing research on “New Developments in Gender Related Policymaking in Japan: Exploring Cross Party Advocacy by Diet Women.”  For more information, please visit http://www.aaari.info/2003workshop1a.html

 

 

 


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